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15 Wonderfully Geeky Sand Sculptures

he Fourth of July is a great day to head to the beach, even if it is a bit overcrowded. For those of us who can’t hit the surf, here’s the next best thing: geeky sand sculptures!

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Alien vs. Bender would certainly be way more awesome than Alien vs. Predator was. This delightful creation by artist Carl Jara won first place at the 2010 Windermere Sand Sculpture Classic in Port Angeles, Washington.

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Sand Artist Guy Oliver Deveau completed this piece, titled “I Am 8 Bit,” for the Parksville Canadian Open.

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This sculpture of Mario in front of a Game Boy was spotted at the 2012 Sand Sculpture Festival at Weston-super-Mare, England.

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Photographer Damian Gadal spotted this geeky gem at the 2009 Santa Barbara Sandcastle Festival.

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Marvel and DC heroes came together in artist Sean Fitzpatrick’s design for the opening of the 2008 New England Sand Sculpting Festival. 

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